plugin spectacular WordCamp Sydney 2012

Plugin Spectacular presentation from WordCamp Sydney 2012

The whole plugin spectacular presentation from WordCamp Sydney 2012 by Tony Cosentino. What the hell are plugins? accessories to add to your vehicle php/javascript injection for dummies written by people smarter than me I have ADPHPD (Attention deficit php disorder) I also like wheels other people make, why re-invent them How to spot a good plugin Free plugins can be……

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WP Table of contents

How to Create a WP Table of Contents the Easy Way

WP Table of Contents manually or with a plugin How to create a WP Table of contents manually When you have a WordPress blog or wp site, you might rely solely on the internal navigation links provided, such as “older posts” or “newer posts.” However, to create a content site that really engages your readers, construct a WP Table of Contents that…

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table-of-contents

How to have an automated table of contents

Introduction This is a very useful feature to have on your website as it save the visitor time allowing direct access to the section they want. Plugins to use Better Anchor Links is the tool of choice at the moment. It is a fork of Auto Anchor Links which became stopped working correctly recently. Setup You can adjust the settings…

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top 150 wordpress plugins

Top 150 WordPress plugins

The top 150 WordPress plugins from the WordPress.org plugin directory in the category of ‘Most Popular‘ plugin. Akismet Akismet checks your comments against the Akismet web service to see if they look like spam or not. All in One SEO Pack Automatically optimizes your WordPress blog for Search Engines (Search Engine Optimization). Contact Form 7 Just another contact form plugin….

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setting up bbpress with any theme

How to install bbPress with any theme

Step 1 – install Dashboard -> Left menus -> Plugins -> Add new Put bbPress in search  and  it was the first result ( Author should be ‘The bbPress Community’ ) Clicked install plugin and activated. Step 2 – membership setup Dashboard -> Left menu -> Settings -> General and set Membership to ‘Anyone can register’ & New User Default…

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how to fix timthumb security flaw

How to fix Timthumb security issue

You may have heard about a security issue with a very popular file called timthumb.php used by many themes and a few plugins I might add to dynamically resize images on the fly. A post about it is here – http://wpcandy.com/reports/timthumb-security-vulnerability-discovered It sounds scary but is quite easy to fix if you follow the steps in the solution section below….

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wp e-commerce themes

WP-eCommerce for WordPress has friends with benefits

Here is a presentation I gave at a Sydney WordPress meetup about why the WP-eCommerce plugin is worth revisiting if you haven’t seen it for a few years. Items worth considering: – great looking pre-made themes using this plugin let you launch a shopping site very quickly. One example is Storefrontthemes.com this theme is a great example: Storefrontthemes theme called…

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9 Shopping carts

10 great WordPress shopping carts

Here are 10 WordPress shopping carts you can research when looking for an eCommerce solution for your website. A common question by newcomers to WordPress is can you do eCommerce or shopping carts with WordPress and the answer is a resounding yes you can. And to prove it I have listed a series of options available for you to go…

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5 Plugins in 5 minutes

This was a lightning (as in lightning fast) talk I gave at WordCamp Melbourne. In the prezi presentation below I show 5 of my favourite plugins at the moment. They can help you make your website that little bit more professional and streamline your work processes. The presentation was also recored on video but it is part of a longer…

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WordPress for Business

Presentation for Small Biz September at the City Hotel, Sydney Australia WordPress for Business on Prezi A bonus gift for you: WordPress for Business Links Video by Sean the Networking Coach which is a summary of the seminar.